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Learn, succeed, and lead change

The Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) is an international non-profit organization tackling poverty and inequality by supporting marginalized girls to go to school and succeed, and empowering young women to step up as leaders of change. Our African-led movement has already supported 3.3 million children to go to school, with nearly 140,000 young women in our CAMA alumnae network leading the charge, multiplying donor investment in girls' education by supporting even more girls to stay in school, and thrive after school.

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- Jul 23
Read this inspiring new interview with @AngieMurimirwa for @thrive! She talks about some of the women she most admi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 22
.@JuliaGillard Distinguished Fellow @BrookingsGlobal shares her thoughts on the lasting effect of educating girls a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 22
Meet Agatha, a budding entrepreneur from #Malawi. She's challenging the status quo in her rural community, by train… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 22
Bravo from 140,000 of our alumnae in #CAMA - women leaders across Africa, who are serving their communities - with… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 22
The #goldmedal winning (and People's Choice winner) #Camfed #garden at the #RHS #chelseaflowershow is being re-loca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 22
Want to find out more about all 40 of the @DFID_UK Girls' Education Challenge projects currently implementing and s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 22
@JuliaGillard @teacherACER Thank you so much @JuliaGillard for this brilliant article, and for underscoring the pow… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 22
One of the best things about my role as Patron of @Camfed has been my involvement with CAMA – the alumni associat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 22
Keen to gain Comms experience working for a charity which is breaking new ground in the journey towards girls' educ… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 21
@lifeisarabbith1 @queenscomtrust @MynaMahila Thank you so much for your support for girls' education and young wome… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 21
When we support female entrepreneurs, we're investing in the future of all people & the planet. Our vibrant garden… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 21
‘I’ve been able to eliminate the thinking that the girls are not the ones to bring change in their communities.’… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 21
In sub-Saharan Africa 52.2 million girls are out of school. Sometimes they are beyond the radar of schools & author… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 20
Did you know that CAMFED partners with 6,220 schools, communities and #education authorities across 153 rural Afric… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 20
“I believe that, when you have knowledge of things, it impacts you and it empowers you.” - says CAMA leader Rosalin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
What if the world had a powerful women’s network fanning out across #Africa to unlock potential through… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
Thank you so much Clarah and all CAMA members for taking action NOW on girls’ education, climate change and much mo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
Here’s a #FridayFeeling message from Clarah to all 140,000 members of the CAMFED alumnae association, #CAMA! She br… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
We’re #recruiting! Our new detail-oriented #CommunicationsAssistant will work in our #Cambridge (UK) office curatin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Gold medal for CAMFED Garden at Chelsea

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When you educate a girl, everything changes

All of our programs begin with an individual girl in rural Africa. We look at the world from her perspective,
and work with communities to dismantle the barriers to her education, and to a life of independence and leadership through the CAMFED Alumnae (CAMA) network.

Through the education and empowerment that CAMFED provides, these resilient girls and young women
are transforming their lives, and the lives of many other vulnerable children in their communities.

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When you educate a girl in Africa, everything changes. She’ll be three times less likely to get HIV/AIDS,
earn 25% more income and have a smaller, healthier family.

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